Tag: Israel

Israeli Politics, US Politics

Pence Speech Boycotted by Arab MKs

Vice President Mike Pence

Vice President Mike Pence is in Israel, but Arab members of Knesset are going to boycott Pence’s speech to the Israeli parliament. Why? Because the Trump administration has recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Why this should be big news is beyond understanding. Is there any other sovereign nation that is not allowed to choose its …

Israeli Politics

Jerusalem Real Estate Issues

Jerusalem Real Estate Issues

Reading about the Arab Israeli Conflict one might get the impression that it’s all about real estate and ownership, about who owns what. Since we’re talking very ancient claims, it can be difficult to know whose claims carry the most weight. Things get even more confusing when it comes to Jerusalem, especially when it comes …